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Laura Durham, LVT, LAT

Quality Assurance Specialist, Animal Care & Use Office

Quality Assurance, Research Compliance

Animal Care & Use Office (ACUO)

(734) 763-6079


In her role as a Quality Assurance Specialist in the Animal Care & Use Office (ACUO), Laura is responsible for:

  • Conducting Quality Assurance (QA) visits with investigators to improve their compliance confidence,
  • Assisting both PIs and laboratory staff with shepherding their animal use protocols through the eRAM system,
  • Identifying impediments to the conduct of sound research, and
  • Serving as an advocate and educational resource for the U-M research community.

Professional Background

  • Seven years of experience as a Veterinary Technician, Michigan Medicine Vascular Surgery Section
  • Five years of experience as a Veterinary Technician, Unit for Laboratory Medicine (ULAM)
  • Three years of experience as an Animal Technician, ULAM

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